An image of Gourd mask

Chuave people

(Papua New Guinea  – )

Gourd mask

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Chuave District, Simbu (Chimbu) Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Chuave people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1966
Media
Ceremonial object, Botanical material, Animal material
Medium
gourd (Lagenaria siceraria), plant resin, mammalian teeth, feathers, orange and brown pigments, plant fibre string
Dimensions
35.0 x 22.0 x 11.5 cm
Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
285.1977
Copyright
© Chuave people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics